Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - Thursday, 1 December 2016
The official language of the Congress is English
Congress Kit and Name Badge
Upon registration you will receive a Congress kit that includes the printed material of the Congress and your name badge. Please wear your name badge at all times during the Congress and to all official Congress events.
November-December in Berlin is generally cloudy and cold with frequent periods of rain and the possibility of snow. Temperatures range between 3°C (37ºF) to -1ºC (30ºF). Warm attire is essential.
Transportation from Airport to Congress Venue
Berlin has two international airports; Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXL). Both airports are well connected to the city centre.
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From Berlin International Airport Tegel:
By public transportation
Take Bus 128 in the direction of Osloer Strasse to Kurt-Schumacher Platz and switch to metro U6 in the direction of Alt-Mariendorf to Stadtmitte, approx. 30 minutes, costs EUR 2.70 per person
Take Bus X9 in the direction of Zoologischer Garten to Ernst-Reuter-Platz and then switch to metro number U2 in the direction of Pankow to Stadtmitte, approx. 30 minutes, costs EUR 2.70 per person
Taxis are available 24 hours a day. The journey time is approximately 20 minutes, costs EUR 25.00 per way
From Berlin Brandenburg Airport Schoenefeld:
By public transportation:
Take Train RB14 or RB7 in the direction of Nauen or S9 to S+U Friedrichstrasse and switch to metro U6 in the direction of Alt-Mariendorf to Stadtmitte, approx. 45 minutes, costs EUR 2.60 per person
From Berlin Brandenburg Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to the Hilton Berlin hotel. The journey normally takes around 30 minutes from the airport to the hotel, costs are EUR 35-40 per way
Participants from certain countries may require a visa in order to travel to Germany. Participants are requested to check with their local German Consulate/Embassy well in advance of their travel date. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa as necessary.
Official letters of invitation designed to assist with obtaining an entry visa can be downloaded from the Congress website - see Invitation Letter. Please note that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organising Committee or Congress to provide any financial assistance.
Message for Italian Sponsors
In compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th
April 2006 – art. 124, please contact for the AIFA application documents:
Mrs. Anna Lupidi
Mr. Gianni Frontani
Via Arrigo Davila 130
Liability & Insurance
The Congress secretariat and organisers cannot accept any liability for personal accidents or loss of/damage to private property of participants of WCTD 2016.
Informal for all occasions.